From the amazon to the congo, every rainforest has a unique assemblage of plants, animals, and people below are 10 quick up-to-date facts about tropical rainforests to explain what these ecosystems are, why they are important, and how they can be saved. Allelopathic effect from some medicinal plants and their potential uses as control of weed salhi nasrine1+, salama m el-darier2and halilat mel-taher1 1 laboratory for bioressources saharan preservation and enhancement, university of kasdi merbah, ouargla , algeria 2 departments of botany, faculty of science, university of alexandria, alexandria, egypt. See a list of the plants in my state learn about the wetland plants in my region learn about all the endangered plants of the us learn about noxious and invasive plants search for and view images of plants. 10 basic facts about marijuana discuss marijuana 101 — feb 17, 2016 tweet different cannabis products have different levels of thc the term “cannabis” can also refer to any drug that is derived from the plant, including the three major types: marijuana, hashish and hash oil. Medicinal plants, plants used as natural medicines this practice has existed since prehistoric times there are three ways in which plants have been found useful in medicine first, they may be used directly as teas or in other extracted forms for their natural chemical constituents.
Until recently, there was no data available on the genome sequences of medicinal plants but now, public databases for the transcriptomes of important medicinal plants are available but an analysis pipeline effectively combining publicly available tools is lacking which would otherwise enable in-depth analysis of the transcriptomes in this context, we have developed an effective in silico. Whiz through these interesting urine facts to learn all you need to know about taking a leak toggle navigation top 10 99 golden facts about urine chest, and beard to attract a mate similarly, a male porcupine sprays his urine in different directions—and when he finds a mate, he urinates all over her  the south american degu. Medicinal plants of chinese pharmacopoeia and daodi: insights from phylogeny and biogeography we have shown how plants with different traits are found in different regions, and we discussed how this might be attributed to floristic and climatic differences b berlina comparative analysis of five medicinal floras journal of.
Only 1 percent of rainforest plants have been studied for medicinal potential given how valuable plants can be medicinally, the rainforest houses a host of possible cures for ailments new and old this untapped resource could still hold the key to medical breakthroughs. Ethno-medicinal uses different parts of s jollyanum are traditionally employed in folkloric medicine in ghana, the root of the plant is widely used by the men as an aphrodisiac. Epiphyllum oxypetalum is a very interesting and unique plant it belongs to family cactaceae it is commonly known as night blooming cereus, queen of the night, lady of the night as its beautiful lotus like flower blooms late night.
Kids can learn about various uses of plants in this education video. Medicinal herbs and pharmaceutical drugs - a herb-drug interaction is defined as any pharmacological modification caused by a herbal substance(s) to another exogenous-chemical (eg a prescription medication) in the diagnostic, therapeutic or other action of a drug in or on the body (brazier and levine, 2003. A weeping willow tree or the salix babylonica is the favorite of those who want to add a dramatic touch to their garden with their low, drooping branches that create a 'falling' canopy, they form excellent shade trees that are much in demand. Extraction extraction is the crucial first step in the analysis of medicinal plants, because it is necessary to extract the desired chemical components from the plant materials for further separation and characterization.
Background this paper explores patterns of women’s medicinal plant knowledge and use in an urban area of the brazilian amazon specifically, this paper examines the relationship between a woman’s age and her use and knowledge of medicinal plants. Orissa forest development corporation is currently implementing a project on marketing of non timber forest products and medicinal plants with the financial assistance of national medicinal plant board, government of india. Interesting amazon rainforest facts: the amazon rainforest is a moist, broadleaf forest many plants around the world have medicinal qualities of the plants known to have anti-cancer properties, 70% are found in the rainforest there are approximately 170 different languages spoken by the amazon natives. Plant fact sheet american beautyberry raccoon and squirrels white tailed deer consume the fruit by various native american tribes for medicinal purposes to treat malarial fevers and rheumatism the roots were to a different location softwood stem cuttings (4” to 6” long) can be taken in the summer and fall.
Medicinal plants are the important source of raw materials for traditional and the modern medicines these plants synthesize secondary metabolites which are subsequently exploited by humans for their benefits. Pharmacognosy is the study of medicinal drugs derived from plants or other natural sources the american society of pharmacognosy defines pharmacognosy as the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs, drug substances or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new. Medicinal plants are a primary source of organic compounds, both for their medicinal and physiological effects, and for the industrial synthesis of a vast array of organic chemicals.